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R7900 with firmware 1.0.3.8_10.0.37 will it fix KRACK

I have a Netgear Nighthawk X6 R7900 router and am using firmware version 1.0.3.8_10.0.37

DOSES THIS VERSION OF FIRMWARE FIX THE PROBLEMS CREATED BY KRACK?

If it does not fix KRACK what can I do to work around the problem?

 

I have seen Security Advisory for WPA-2 Vulnerabilities PSV-2017-2826, PSV-2017-2836

https://kb.netgear.com/000049498/Security-Advisory-for-WPA-2-Vulnerabilities-PSV-2017-2826-PSV-2017-...

The listings do not show R7900

I am using my router in BRIDGE MODE

Is firmware V1.0.3.8_10.0.37 sufficient to solve the KRACK problem?

Model: R7900|Nighthawk X6 AC3000 Tri-Band WiFi Router
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Re: R7900 with firmware 1.0.3.8_10.0.37 will it fix KRACK

Does anyone know if a firmware update was ever issued to fix the KRACK problem for a R7900 router?

Any comment would be appreciated.

Model: R7900|Nighthawk X6 AC3000 Tri-Band WiFi Router
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Re: R7900 with firmware 1.0.3.8_10.0.37 will it fix KRACK

If the R7900 was not listed then it was a product that wasn't affected.

 

DarrenM

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Re: R7900 with firmware 1.0.3.8_10.0.37 will it fix KRACK

It appears that the R7900 is Vulnerable to the KRACK problem.  See comment (KARACK 2018).

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Idea-Exchange-For-Business/Patch-for-Krack-Vulnerability/idc-p/1705...

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A paper presented in October 2018 by those that discovered the original KRACK 2016 vulnerability discloses that previous patches are both at least in part ineffective and that attacks are far easier to successfully perpetuate than originally thought. https://papers.mathyvanhoef.com/ccs2018.pdf. At least one package, wpa_supplicant up to version 2.6, IS vulnerable to KRACK. The most recent version of wpa_supplicant is 2.7, was released December 2nd 2018, but I am not certain that this version is patched for the latest KRACK exploits. But any firmware released before December 2nd 2018 definitely DOES NOT counter KRACK. Your firmware date is 10/17/2018. So no, your firmware is not patched for KRACK. Will start a new thread on this if anyone is interested or curious as to how NETGEAR responds, if it does, to what I'll call KRACK 2018.

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